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  • Recommended Adapter and Ball Mount for 3 Inch Trailer Hitch Receiver for Pin Hole Diameter Size
  • For your 2017 Ford F-350, the 3 inch Trailer hitch receiver adapters we have are the Reese Super Titan Receiver Adapter - 3" to 2" Reducer Sleeve # 38735 and the Curt Hitch Receiver Reducer Sleeves - 3" to 2-1/2" or 2" # C45408. Both have the 3/4 inch pin hole diameter. For a pin, the Super Titan Trailer Hitch Pin and Clip for 3" Receivers # 58388 has this pin diameter if you are using the Titan and then you will use a 5/8 pin for the 2 inch accessory. If you are using the Curt, you...
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  • Trailer Hitch Extension for Use Behind a Truck Bed Camper
  • I have two options that will allow for you to extend the connection point between your truck and trailer. The best option for you will depending on the gross trailer weight (GTW) and tongue weight (TW) of your trailer. As long as the GTW and TW of your trailer does not exceed 5,000 lbs and 500 lbs respectively, the Titan Hitch Box Extension part # RP45018 will work well for you as long as you trim the bar down to 41". If the GTW and TW of your trailer exceeds the above 5,000lb/500lb rating...
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  • How to Carry a Bike Rack and Flat-Tow a Vehicle
  • There is not a maximum length ball mount or hitch extension that can be used in a flat-towing setup. However, the further out you go, the less tongue weight the ball mount or extension will be able to carry which is not really an issue for a flat-towing setup but is something you need to keep in mind. The best option we have for you to flat-tow your vehicle and carry a bike rack is with the Roadmaster Dual Hitch Receiver Adapter part # RM-077-2 for 2-1/4" rise/drop, part # RM-077-4...
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  • 36 Inch Hitch Extender for a 2 Inch Trailer Hitch Receiver on a 2017 Chevrolet Silverado 2500
  • I do have options for you but you cannot install two of part # C45796 together to get a total of 36". Doing so would completely diminish your trailer hitches weight capacity. The most cost effective solution I have for you would be to use part # RP45292 for 24"-34" or part # RP45018 for 41"-48". However, both of these options will require a 2-1/2" trailer hitch receiver like the Curt Trailer Hitch Receiver part # C15860. The best solution I have for you to get a 36" hitch extension...
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  • Hitch Extension Recommendation for 2017 Ford F-350 to Tow 9,300 lb Trailer
  • We have a solution for you but since your trailer is as heavy as it is, the part # RP45018 would not have the capacity needed. You'd need a Torklift Hitch part # TLF1008-30 installed on your truck instead so that you could use the extension part # TLE1548 but then you'd also have to use a weight distribution system like the part # RP66084 since this extension only has a high enough capacity when used with WD for your trailer. I realize this is probably a bit shocking with the cost...
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  • Can the Roadmaster 10 Drop/Rise Adapter be Used for a Cargo Carrier and Bike Rack
  • You could potentially use the Roadmaster Dual Hitch Receiver Adapter # RM-077-10 for a cargo carrier and bike rack but you will be reducing the space on your carrier (like you said) and you are limited to 400 lbs of tongue weight. This includes the weights of your carrier, bike rack, plus the cargo/bikes that you will be carrying. Since 10" is quite a bit of drop I am guessing that your tow vehicle is a bit taller like a lifted pickup. If this is the case then you may be interested in...
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  • Using Anti-Rattle Devices with a 2-1/2 to 2 Inch Hitch Reducer and Extender
  • Brophy Hitch Reducer and Extender - 2-1/2" to 2" Trailer Hitch - 6" Long Item # HR26 is at a fixed length no matter if you are strictly reducing or are also extending. It only has the 2 sets of pin holes; one set to pin the adapter into the hitch and one set for the accessory in the end of the adapter. The issue with using adapters is that they create an additional point of potential movement which amplifies the sloppiness. You can reduce that but you would need to use 2 anti-rattle...
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  • Recommended Hitch Extender For 2-1/2 Inch Trailer Hitch Receiver 7 Inches Long
  • We don't have a 7 inch extension for your 2-1/2 inch hitch receiver. The closest we have is the Brophy Hitch Reducer and Extender - 2-1/2" to 2" Trailer Hitch - 6" Long # HR26. Since that is a reducer and an inch shorter, it most likely isn't what you need. We have 2-1/2 to 2-1/2 inch extensions, but they are 24 inches long like # C45048. My recommendation is to get the Reese Combo Bar 18" with 2-1/2" Trailer Hitch Receiver # 11029 which is unfinished and can be cut to size and...
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  • Hitch Adapter Or Extension Compatible With Weight Distribution System
  • The use of an extension like the Brophy Hitch Reducer and Extender - 2-1/2" to 2" Trailer Hitch - 6" Long # HR26 will not work with a weight distribution system. The use of an adapter like this reduces the tongue weight by 1/3 to 1/2 depending on the actual extender and is not intended for use with weight distribution. If you just need the reducer for your system, I recommend the Curt Hitch Receiver Reducer Sleeve - 2-1/2" to 2" # C45405 which will make things compatible as long as you...
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  • How to Use Both a Bike Rack and Cargo Carrier on the Same 2 Inch Hitch
  • I do have an option for you but we do not have anything that can attach to the Malone 2" Dual Purpose Hitch Receiver part # MPG544 and move the connection point for the 2nd receiver tube multiple feet in the air. Instead, I recommend using the Roadmaster Dual Hitch Receiver Adapter part # RM-077-8 which unlike the Malone adapter, will not reduce the tongue weight capacity of your hitch by 50 percent. This adapter has a distance of 10-1/4" between the two hitch pin holes (see photo). I...
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  • Comparing Reese and Curt 18 Inch Hitch Extenders
  • One of the biggest differences between Reese adapter # RP11004 and the Curt model # C45796 is the warranty. Curt ball mounts and extenders are generally covered for 1 year. The Reese model though has a limited lifetime warranty. On both the shank that fits into the 2 inch receiver is solid. There isn't a difference in the steel wall thickness; you're looking at approximately 1/8 of an inch. Regarding the tongue weight capacity reductions: The Reese extender reduction has changed...
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  • How to Extend Trailer Hitch to Clear Truck Bed Camper
  • A weight distribution system like the Reese # RP66541 is not going to add the length you are needing to clear the slide-in camper on your truck bed by itself. However, to reach the 6,000 pound weight capacity on the Reese Hitch Box Extension and Reducer # RP45292 when it is fully extended, a weight distribution system needs to be installed. Without a weight distribution system, this extension has a weight capacity of just 4,500 pounds when extended to 34 inches. When used with a weight...
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  • How to Carry Bike Rack and Flat Tow Vehicle with 10 INch Riser Adapter
  • I do have a solution for you, however I do not recommend using the Roadmaster Dual Hitch Receiver # RM-077-10 in conjunction with the High-Low Adapter # RM-048-10 that you already have. Using an adapter with another adapter like this will cause a really unstable connection and essentially reduce the weight capacity of your RV's hitch to an unknown number. A better solution for what you are looking to do is with the Gen-Y Adjustable Ball Mount # 325-GH-515 (or for just the shank part...
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  • Recommended Hitch Extender for 5,000 lb Travel Trailer with 500 lb Tongue Weight
  • Some extensions are not safe to use for towing no matter the weight. I do have an option for you, but it does require a weight distribution system for your 5K travel trailer. I recommend the Brophy Hitch Extender with Step # ST18. With the proper weight distribution system, this extension is rated for up to 7,000 lbs and up to 700 lbs tongue weight. You will want to make sure your trailer hitch receiver is able to use weight distribution and the trailer and weight distribution system's...
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  • Recommended Hitch Extender Approximately 3 Feet Long for 4800 lb Trailer
  • If you have a 2-1/2 inch receiver on your truck then you can use the Curt # C45048 which will give you 34 inches of extension and can use weight distribution to get you to towing capacity needed. To get the same 34 inches, you can also use the Reese # RP45292 which is rated for the same capacity with weight distribution. Another option for a 2-1/2 inch receiver is Reese # RP45018, which will also allow the capacity of up to 6,000 lbs with weight distribution, but will give you a 41...
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  • Weight Distribution for Use with 48 Inch SuperTruss Extension and 1,000 Pounds Tongue Weight
  • The SuperTruss extension # TLE1548, when used with a SuperHitch Original or Magnum, can use pretty much any weight distribution system rated up to 1,200 pounds tongue weight. Since your trailer tongue weight is 1,000 pounds I do recommend going with a system rated for 1,200 pounds such as Equal-I-Zer # EQ37120ET. This system includes everything, including the shank and a 2-5/16 inch ball, so you would not have to add those items. But we do recommend adding thin-walled socket # ALL643216...
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  • Why Can't a Roadmaster Dual Receiver be Used for Towing a Trailer or Tow Dolly
  • Roadmaster doesn't test or rate the dual hitch receiver # RM-077-8 for anything other than flat towing so they cannot say that it can be used for those applications. We have other dual receivers such as # D-192 and # MT70070 but because these are considered adapters they will reduce the tongue weight capacity of the trailer hitch by 50 percent. A similar item, # D210, is a ball mount with a receiver and the use of it does not reduce the tongue weight capacity of the hitch. So depending...
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  • How to Use the Thule T2 Bike Rack with a 2-1/2 Inch Trailer Hitch
  • You are on the right track. The only way we have that will allow you to use the Thule T2 Classic 2 Bike Platform Rack part # TH9044 with the 2.5" receiver tube opening on your truck would be with adapter. For this, I recommend the Brophy Hitch Reducer and Extender part # HR26. This adapter offers both a reducer from 2.5" to 2" and an extension of 7" from the center of each hitch pin hole. This 7" extension will have more than enough room for the shank of the T2 to securely rest inside....
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  • Longest Available 2-Inch Hitch Extensions for Use with Truck Bed Camper
  • For a 2-inch hitch the longest hitch extensions we offer are the 60-inch # TLE1560 and 48-inch # TLE1548, both from TorkLift. However, these only work along with a TorkLift brand SuperHitch dual-receiver type hitch that has the strength and included safety chains to handle the extra stress from the trailer load being further from the hitch. To use one of these you will need to also install a SuperHitch. The longest standard 2-inch hitch extension that will work in any hitch is 18-inches,...
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  • 3 Foot Hitch Extension For 2-1/2 Inch Receiver Opening
  • For your Superhitch Magnum like # TLF1003-30 confirmed to fit a Ford F-550, the hitch comes with the 2 inch reducer to make it compatible with the TorkLift SuperTruss Hitch Extension for SuperHitch Trailer Hitch Receivers - 36" Long # TLE1536. There is not a truss extension that will give you the 2-1/2 inch opening at the end of it. Even the single extensions like # RP45292 that is 34 inches long, the 2-1/2 inch receiver opening is reduced to 2 inches at the end of the extension. For...
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  • Hitch Extender that is At Least 3-1/2 Inches Deep From Pin Hole to Inside Receiver Tube
  • The Roadmaster Htich Extender # RM-071-1075 measures approximately 3 inches deep from the pin hole to the furthest point inside the receiver tube. It's also only designed to be used to flat tow a vehicle with a hitch style tow bar. It can't be used with a ball mount. The Curt Hitch Extender # C45791 has the same measurement of 3 inches and can be used for towing a trailer; however, it has a much lower weight capacity at 3,500 pounds. Also, when using a hitch extender your hitch's...
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  • Carrying 2 Bikes on a Hitch Mounted Bike Rack on a 2017 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack
  • You are correct the hitch receivers for the 2017 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack, like # 24949, are 1-1/4 inch Class I hitch receivers. You can use an expander like # 80303. This will provide you with a 2 inch receiver on your Golf Alltrack. However, the hitch has a tongue weight of only 200 pounds and using an adapter will reduce that by 50 percent. So that means your bikes can only weigh a total of only about 50 pounds since the Thule T2 Pro # TH9034XTS is 52 pounds. Instead of using...
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  • Hitch Receiver Extension and Reducer for Towing a Trailer with a Truck Camper
  • There's a couple of ways you can do this. Which way is better will depend on the amount of extension you need. One is to use an extension, like the Curt # C45048 which will give you an extra 24 or 34 inches. Then you will use a ball mount in the extension that also reduces your hitch to a 2 inch receiver. Another is to use a reducer in the 2-1/2 inch receiver. The Reese Titan # 58102 will work for this. Then get an extra long ball mount like the Hidden Hitch # 80232 that is 15-3/4...
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  • Can a 2-1/2 to 2 Inch Reducer Sleeve be Used with Weight Distribution Systems
  • Generally speaking the use of a reducer sleeve does not decrease the capacity of a trailer hitch. However some hitch manufacturers may have a reduced capacity if a sleeve is used. There isn't a standard for all hitches and all reducer sleeves. It depends on the hitch and the sleeve. The weight distribution system may also have a reduced capacity which should be in the literature for your weight distribution system. The other option is to replace the weight distribution shank with one...
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  • Easy to Load Bike Rack for 2 Electric Bikes
  • No problem, you just need the right bike rack so you won't have to lift your heavy bikes onto or off of the rack! For that there is one option but it is a fantastic option. It is the Thule EasyFold # TH903202. It comes with ramps so you just have to roll the bikes on or off. It has a capacity of 65 pound per bike so it can handle your 48 pound electric bikes with ease! This is by far the best bike rack for your needs. It is also the only one with ramps like this. I included a picture showing...
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  • Hitch Extender for 10,000 lb Travel Trailer Compatibility
  • I wish you would have asked this question prior to your purchase of the Curt Extender # C45791, because this extender will not work for your application. It is rated for the 3,500 lb total trailer weight towing capacity and because it is an adapter will also decrease your tongue weight rating of your trailer hitch by 50%. Instead, you may want to consider the Brophy Ball Mount for 2" Hitch # BH20. This ball mount is capable of towing 10,000 lbs and has a measurement of 13-1/4 inches...
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  • Recommended Dual Hitch Receiver Adapter for RV Bike Carrier and Tow Bar for Towing Small Car
  • To attach a hitch mounted bike rack while flat towing a vehicle behind your motorhome, you will need a dual hitch receiver like the Malone 2" Dual Purpose Hitch Receiver # MPG544. This will allow the top raised portion of the adapter to accept an RV compatible bike rack and the lower portion will accept your tow bar. This adapter will reduce your hitch receiver's tongue weight capacity by 50% but that won't be an issue with what you are looking to do as long as you are flat towing instead...
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  • Availability of Extra-Long Ball Mount and Hitch Extension for 2-Inch Hitches
  • Hitch extenders such as the Curt 18-inch model # C45796 and the others shown on the linked page can give you more space between vehicle and trailer but they do so at the cost of reducing your hitch's capacity by half. This is true for virtually all such adapters. There are longer extensions that do not reduce capacity but these extenders such as the 4-foot TorkLift SuperTruss Hitch Extension # TLE1548 require that your tow vehicle have their specialized dual-receiver SuperHitch. There...
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  • Adapter to Go From 3 Inch Hitch of 2017 Ford F-250 to 2 inch HItch
  • If the truck you buy does have a 3 inch hitch installed on it the Super Titan Adapter Part # 38735 would be the correct adapter as it will slide into the hitch and provide you with a 2 inch hitch. A standard hitch pin that you would have for the 3 inch hitch would be all you need to secure the adapter like part # 58388. Then for a pin for the 2 inch hitch you would want the part # PC3.
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  • Motorcycle Carrier For Motorhome Application
  • For your motorhome, it is not recommended to use an accessory like a motorcyle. Our heaviest carrier states it cannot be used on a motorhome or trailer. The practical fit depends largely on the weight of your motorcycle. You can use the Curt Dual 2" Receiver Tube Adapter, 8" Extension # D-192 but it will reduce your hitch's tongue weight capacity by 50% and this attachement has a combined capacity of 350 lbs. Then you can use the MaxxTow MaxxHaul Aluminum Motorcycle Carrier for 2"...
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  • Carrying a 400 Pound Motorcycle at the Back of an RV
  • The use of any extender is going to reduce the tongue weight capacity of the trailer hitch by 50 percent. So if the tongue weight capacity of your hitch is 750 pounds the use of an extender will reduce it to 375 pounds. Also the further the loaded carrier is away from the hitch the more movement it will have which puts considerably more stress on the hitch so I do not recommend the use of an extender for those 2 reasons. The other option is to use a different carrier; one that is rated...
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  • Hitch Extension For 2-1/2 Inch Trailer Hitch Receiver To Use With Camper With 23 Inch Overhang
  • The Curt Hitch Extension and Reducer for 2-1/2" Trailer Hitches - 24" to 34" Long # C45048 is the best extension we carry for your need. However, it is limited to 6,000 lbs when extended 24 inches, so it will not work for your application. You will need to go with the Superhitch. If you let me know your model year, I can give you a recommendation.
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  • Comparison of 2 Dual Hitch Adapters
  • You are correct in that the upper 2" hitch receiver tube does not have a collar around the opening in comparison to the lower 2" hitch receiver tube which does on the MaxxTow Dual Hitch Extender for 2" Trailer Hitches part # MT70070. The lower 2" hitch receiver tube can be used for towing which is why the collar is present for additional strength whereas the top 2" receiver tube is not designed to be used for towing applications hence why it does not have a support collar. The MaxxTow...
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  • Recommended Adapter for Bike Rack and Towing with 2 Inch Receiver
  • The Malone 2" Dual Purpose Hitch Receiver # MPG544 is the strongest dual hitch receiver with a maximum trailer weight of 4,000 lbs and maximum tongue weight of 400 lbs according to the manufacturer. So this can be used for flat towing with bike rack but not trailer towing with bike rack. For towing with a bike rack, I recommend the Curt Multipurpose Ball Mount with 2" Receiver for Bike Racks and Cargo Carriers - 7,500 lbs # D210. This ball mount will allow you to use your bike rack...
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  • Custom Hitch Extention To Fit 2-1/2 Inch Receiver
  • I reached out to my contact at Curt and they can't give you a rating for a custom application like you are referring to because they can't test it and don't know what tools you are using to drill your pin holes, etc. Drilling holes will reduce the integrity of the Curt Hitch Extension and Reducer for 2-1/2" Trailer Hitches - 24" to 34" Long, # C45048, we just can't tell by how much. In theory it will work without any issue if you are using the correct tools. The Curt Combo Bar with 2"...
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  • Using Extra-Long Ball Mount vs. Hitch Extension When Towing with Jeep That Has Rear Spare Tire
  • When towing with a vehicle like your 2013 Jeep Wrangler that has a rear-door-mounted spare tire you will probably need either a hitch extension like the Curt # C45796 that you referenced, OR you may be able to use an extra-long ball mount, which is actually a preferable solution. There are a few advantages to using a long ball mount versus a separate hitch extension like # C45796. The first is towing capacity. Extensions cause a 50-percent loss in hitch weight capacity. The other advantage...
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  • 7-Way Extension Recommendation for Use with Curt Hitch Extender part # C45048
  • For the Curt hitch extender part # C45048 the best choice for a 7-way extender would be the part # TLW6036 which is a 36 inch long 7-way extension that would work very well.
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  • Recommended Extension For Towing A 7500 lb Trailer
  • The Blue Ox hitch extender # BX88265 is not rated for towing, however we do have extenders that are rated for towing. The issue is we don't have any with the exception of the SuperTruss # TLE1524 that will handle a 7500 lb capacity. That extension requires a special hitch receiver. What you can use is the Curt Ball Mount 3/4" Rise or 2" Drop, Extra Long # D-26. This ball mount has a 7500 lb capacity and is 12-5/8 inches from center of pin hole to center of hitch ball hole. I recommend...
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  • Can Roadmaster Dual Hitch Receiver Adapter be Used with a Winch
  • I do have a solution for you but when I reached out to my contact at Roadmaster they did not recommend using the Dual Hitch Receiver Adapter # RM-077-6 with a winch. Instead what I recommend using is a Gen-Y Hitch. We have part # 325-GH-313 which has a 5" rise/drop and part # 325-GH-314 which has a 7-1/2" rise/drop which you can use. These are much more heavy-duty than the adapters used for flat towing so you can definitely use it with your winch on a mounting bracket like part # BDW20011...
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  • Trailer Hitch Receiver Size on a 2017 Chevrolet Silverado 2500
  • Where are you measuring from? The inside of the receiver tube opening on your 2017 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 should be just a hair larger than 2-1/2" if you indeed have the 2-1/2" trailer hitch. I can't really think of any measurement that would be 2-3/4" so I recommend checking again using only the inside portion of the receiver tube. In most cases when an individual upgrades to a larger receiver tube opening, most of their previous towing accessories they have will not work which is...
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  • What is the Best Extender for a Draw-Tite Hitch Installed on a 2017 Ford Fiesta ST?
  • The Brophy Hitch Adapter, part # HTAD, is 7-1/4" long and adapts a 2" attachment to fit into a 1-1/4" reciever that will give a bit of extra length to your bike rack and additionally get you further away from the fascia when you install your bike rack. When you use any hitch adapter, your tongue weight (TW), or the downward force that your reciever can support, is cut by 50%. For example, Draw-Tite's Sportframe Trailer Hitch, part # 24961, has a tongue weight of 200lbs. With an...
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  • Recommended 2 Inch Dual Hitch Adapter for Flat Towing a Vehicle
  • The Malone Dual Purpose Hitch Receiver part # MPG544 can be used to flat tow a vehicle however, this adapter reduces the tongue weight capacity of your trailer hitch by 50%. It may still work for you with the reduced tongue weight capacity but I have a better solution for you. The Roadmaster Dual Hitch Receiver Adapter part # RM-077-4 is specifically designed for flat towing applications and will not reduce the tongue weight capacity on your RV's hitch. The adapter is rated at 10,000...
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  • Recommended Hitch Extender for a 2015 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon Carrying Kuat NV 2.0 Bike Rack
  • I can tell you have been doing some research and know what you are looking for. Just as a blanket statement, any hitch extender will reduce the tongue weight of your trailer hitch receiver even if it has a higher weight capacity, like the Roadmaster Anti-Rattle Hitch Extender # RM-071-1075 that you referenced. Both the Curt # C45791 and the Brophy # HE06 options will still cause some play by themselves because of the weight sitting further out from your trailer hitch pin hole. What...
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  • Effects on Weight Capacity from Using Hitch Adapters
  • Hitch adapters can be a convenient way to join accessories of different sizes, such as allowing use of a 2-inch hitch bike rack or towing ball mount in a smaller 1-1/4-inch hitch. Examples of such items are MaxxTow # MT70355 and Curt # C45785. These both provide the same function but the MaxxTow also has 4-1/2-inches of rise built-in to give you more ground clearance for using a bike rack, for example. The "dark side" of hitch adapters like these is that they also unavoidably reduce...
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  • Hitch Recommendation for 2018 Honda CR-V to Use 2 inch Hitch Bike Rack
  • We have the # HTAD which converts a 1-1/4 inch hitch to a 2 inch hitch but since these adapters cut the capacity of the hitch they are installed in by 50 percent and add some movement this isn't an ideal solution. Instead the customers best option would be a 2 inch hitch like the # 76128 which will work directly with the bike rack.
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  • Recommended Hitch Extension For Additional Trailer Clearance Behind Truck
  • Adding any extension to your trailer hitch will reduce the towing capacity by 50 percent. For example, if your trailer hitch has a towing capacity of 3,500-lbs, and then you use an extension, the capacity of the hitch is reduced to 1,750-lbs. If your trailer can be towed with an extension I recommend part # HE18. This extender is designed for a 2-inch receiver opening and extends the hitch by 18-inches. This extension can not be used if you have a weight distribution system installed. For...
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  • Recommended Hitch Reducer and Lock for Thule Bike Rack
  • Starting with the hitch adapter for the 2 inch hitch receiver on your vehicle, I actually recommend going with the Brophy Hitch Reducer # HT02 instead of the Tow Ready # 80300 that you referenced. The reason for this is that the Tow Ready adapter, when in use, is going to reduce the tongue weight capacity of your trailer hitch by 50%. Depending on the weight of your bike rack and bikes, this option may result in you overloading the capacity of the trailer hitch. For example, if the hitch...
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  • Hitch Extension Capacities and Compatibility with Specific Hitches on 2015 Ford F-350
  • A hitch extension like the 34-inch Curt # C45048 or the 48-inch Reese # RP45018 which fit 2-1/2-inch hitches have a weight capacity that will vary depending on the length. The longer the extension is the lower the capacity is. With this Reese part # RP45018 the maximum towing weight rating at the full 48-inches is 4000-lbs, but if the extension is cut down to 41-inches the capacity rises to 5000-lbs. If a weight distribution system is employed then both ratings are higher, 6000 and 7500-lbs,...
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  • Hitch Extension Recommendation that Can Fit 2017 Ford F-350 with 2-1/2 inch Hitch
  • Since the Reese Titan extension part # RP45292 can only be used in Reese Titan hitches per their warranty and fit recommendations the only solution you have is the Curt part # C45048 which will fit all 2-1/2 inch hitches like your Ford truck has. Aside from having a much better price the Curt will function the exact same as the Reese for all intents and purposes.
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  • Availability of Hitch Cover for 3 Inch Trailer Hitch Receiver
  • I may have a solution for you, however we do not currently have any hitch covers that are designed to fit directly over a 3 inch trailer hitch receiver. To use a standard hitch cover that is compatible with 2 inch hitches like the etrailer.com # 22282, you can use the Reese Super Titan Receiver Adapter # 38735 to reduce the 3 inch opening to a 2 inch opening. I have attached a video demonstration of this adapter as well as a link that will take you to our available selection of...
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  • Can an Adapter be Used to Carry a 2 Bike Rack in 1-1/4 Receiver on a Mazda CX-5
  • I do have a solution for you to carry both of your bikes with your Mazda CX-5 but unfortunately an adapter like part # HTAD isn't the way that I recommend going. Not only does it cut the weight rating of your trailer hitch in half, it will also cause your bike rack to have more movement during travel. Since we don't carry Allen bike racks we don't have an adapter so instead I recommend changing out your bike rack for something like the Yakima HoldUp # Y02445 which fits a 1-1/4" receiver...
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  • How to Use a TorkLift SuperTruss Hitch Extension to Tow a Trailer with the Tailgate Down
  • For starters, the TorkLift SuperTruss Hitch Extension will only work if you have a SuperHitch Original, Magnum, or Hero already installed on your tow vehicle. These hitches have a dual receiver tube opening which is what allows them to work with the SuperTruss. If you need one then please let me know the year, make, and model of the tow vehicle. In order to determine if the TorkLift SuperTruss Hitch Extension part # TLE1524 will work for you, you will want to measure from the center...
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  • 42" Hitch Extension for TorkLift SuperHitch on 2014 Ford F-350
  • There is not a 42" extension available for the factory 2" receiver on your 2014 Ford F-350. To add the 42" TorkLift SuperTruss Hitch Extension # TLE1542 you will need to install the TorkLift SuperHitch Original Trailer Hitch Receiver # TLF1002 on your truck in place of your Ford OEM hitch.
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  • Can Bike Rack for 2 inch Hitch be Used in Draw Tite Class I Hitch # 24949
  • The issue with hitch adapters is that they cut the capacity of the hitch they are installed in by 50 percent and add quite a bit of movement. They really aren't an ideal solution but the part # HTAD will work in a Class I hitch like the # 24949. You should note too that the weight of this adapter is 7 bls. So if you add up the weight of your bikes and the rack plus the adapter you are at 101 lbs which would be 1 lb over the reduced capacity of the hitch at 100 lbs. Your best solution...
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  • Dual Hitch Adapter for Flat Towing and Bike Rack
  • There is a dual hitch receiver adapter that will work for what you are looking to do but there is not one with a 3/4 inch drop to make the lower receiver the same level as the height on your motorhome's hitch like you were wanting. That's okay because you only need to be within three inches from level to safely tow, and the Roadmaster Dual Hitch Receiver Adapter for Tow Bars - 2-1/4" Rise/Drop # RM-077-2 will have you 1-1/2 inches below level, which is well within the safe zone (see...
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  • Recommended Adapter for Ground Clearance of Bike Rack
  • The Curt Dual 2" Receiver Tube Adapter, 8" Extension # D-192 will work well to give you the extra height you desire but using any adapter will reduce your hitch tongue weight by 50%. This won't be an issue with a Curt Class III hitch is you just use your Ridgeback # Y02457. A similar option for more height is the Malone 2" Dual Purpose Hitch Receiver # MPG544 but it will also extend the length of the hitch 2-1/2 more inches than the # D-192. This will probably result in the adapter...
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  • Hitch Reducer Sleeve to Allow Use of 2-Inch Hitch Accessories in 2-1/2-Inch Hitch Opening
  • Higher-capacity pickups like a Ram 3500, Silverado 3500 or Ford F-350 often have 2-1/2-inch hitches available. For the 2007 Dodge Ram 3500 we offer Draw-Tite 2-1/2-inch hitch # DT45509. If you have a 2-1/2-inch hitch and wish to use 2-inch hitch-mount accessory items such as a ball mount like # C45310 or cargo carrier like # C18153 all you need is a hitch reducer sleeve to drop the size of the hitch opening down to 2-inches. We have many such items shown on the linked page, including...
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  • Is There A 3 Inch Hitch Receiver To 2 Inch Receiver Sleeve Reducer Available?
  • Absolutely. For your 3 inch receiver, I recommend the Reese Super Titan Receiver Adapter - 3" to 2" Reducer Sleeve # 38735. This will allow you to use your Tow Bar without issue. You may need the Super Titan Trailer Hitch Pin and Clip for 3" Receivers # 58388, this is a 3/4 inch diameter pin. If you want a locking pin to secure your adapter, I recommend the Weigh Safe Hitch Receiver Lock for 2", 2-1/2", and 3" Hitches - 3-1/2" Span # WS05.
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  • Reducer Sleeve for 2-1/2-Inch Hitch to Allow Use of Husky 2-Inch Weight Distribution Shank
  • It is rare that using a hitch adapter of any type has no down side but in the specific case of using a 2-inch weight distribution shank along with a reducer sleeve in a 2-1/2-inch hitch, this combination of products is perfectly safe and okay to do. In this instance it will save you a good bit of cash too. You can use Reese part # 58102 to reduce your hitch opening from 2-1/2-inches down to the 2-inch size of your Husky weight distribution shank. Curt part # C45405 is also suitable. If...
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  • Recommended Hitch Receiver Reducer for 2017 Ford F-250 with 3 Inch Hitch to Blue Ox Sway Pro System
  • For the traditional Blue Ox Sway Pro, you will need the Curt Hitch Receiver Reducer Sleeves - 3" to 2-1/2" or 2" # C45408 to reduce a 3 inch receiver down to 2 inches. This is not rated for a specific weight rating because it does not protrude from the hitch opening. Another option is to use either the Reese Reducer Sleeve for Super Titan Hitch Receivers - 3" to 2" # 38735 or the Buyers products # 337RTA302 both of which will have one less moving part and are rated for tongue weights...
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  • Recommended Dual Hitch Adapter For 2017 Kia Sorento for Bike Rack and Pop-up Trailer
  • Your 2017 Kia Sorento has a towing capacity of 2,000 to 5,000 lbs depending on what motor and transmission you have. I recommend checking your owner's manual to make sure you are within the manufacturer's specifications. For a trailer hitch, I recommend the Draw-Tite Max-Frame Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - Class III - 2" # 75908. This will give you a 2 inch opening that will allow you to use the Malone 2" Dual Purpose Hitch Receiver # MPG544. This will allow you to tow your...
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  • Will Adapter Sleeve for Fastway and Diversi-Tech Ball Mounts DTADP25-SS Work with Other Brands
  • It is possible that adapter sleeve # DTADP25-SS will work with other brands. But it was designed with 2 sets of pin holes so the locking tabs from the compatible ball mounts fit in one set and a regular hitch pin will fit in the other set. For a more universal item we have reducer sleeve # C45405.
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  • Recommended Dual Hitch Adapter To Tow Vehicle & Have Bike Rack On Top Portion
  • We have a wide variety of dual hitch adapters that will allow you to, tow vehicle and place a bicycle rack on the top portion. The Malone 2" Dual Purpose Hitch Receiver # MPG544 is the strongest dual hitch receiver with a maximum trailer weight of 4,000 lbs and maximum tongue weight of 400 lbs according to the manufacturer. So this can be used for flat towing with bike rack but not trailer towing with bike rack. For towing A trailer with a bike rack, I recommend the Curt Multipurpose...
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  • Recommended Hitch Extender for Class I 1-1/4 Inch Hitch and 2 Inch Bike Rack
  • The Draw-Tite # 24857 for your 2008 BMW is only rated for Class I. This means the only options to have your bike rack fit are the # HTAD or the # HT5R that are compatible with Class I hitches. You will limit the 200 lb tongue weight capacity of your hitch to 100 lbs because the adapter will reduce the hitch's tongue weight by 50%. That new 100 lb capacity will need to include the weight of your bike carrier as well as the loaded bikes. I also recommend using a hitch lock like # 1472DAT...
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  • Recommended Reducer Sleeve and Anti-Rattle Pin for 2017 F-250 With 3 Inch Receiver
  • The Reducer Sleeve for Super Titan Hitch Receivers - 3" to 2" # 38735 is a much better option than using multiple sleeves. The XL Anti-Rattle Trailer Hitch Receiver Lock for 2-1/2" Hitches # SHP2040-XL has a 3.54 inch pin span that will work if the outer edges of your receiver don't exceed that. The 3 inch pins like # WS05 only have that 3-1/2 inch span, so it should work and give you the anti-rattle stabilization as well but you may need to get a longer spring for easy installation.
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  • Distance from Hole Center to Edge of the Replacement 2-1/2" to 2" Adapter Sleeve # TLM9006
  • I went out into our warehouse and got the dimensions you asked for on the # TLM9006. From one edge of the adapter the hole measures 3 inches to the center of the hole and from the other edge it measures 3-1/2 inches.
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  • Dimensions for Curt Dual 2 Inch Receiver Tube Adapter D-192
  • I went out to the warehouse to take a look at the Curt Dual 2 Inch Receiver Tube Adapter # D-192 referenced in your question. I measured a distance of right at 7 inches from the back of the top receiver to the back of the bottom shank. There is a distance of 5 inches from the center of the hitch pin hole to the back end of the top receiver. I have attached an image with these dimensions labeled that you can also check out.
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  • Weight Distribution Hitch with Sway Control Compatibility with Pole Tongue Enclosed Trailer
  • For your 24 foot enclosed trailer, the photo shows only a pole tongue and not an a-frame. If this is correct, you can use the Pole-Tongue Adapter for Equal-i-zer Weight Distribution Systems - 14,000 lbs GTW, 1,400 lbs TW # EQ95-01-5950 with an Equal-i-zer weight distribution system. Another option is the Reese Pole-Tongue Adapter for Weight Distribution Systems - 7,500 lbs GTW, 750 lbs TW # RP3280 which is compatible with many different systems that have sway control integrated. When...
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  • Availability of 41 Inch Long Hitch Extension for 2017 Ford F-350
  • For a 41 inch long hitch extension that fits 2-1/2 inch hitches like what your 2017 Ford F-350 has we have the part # RP45018 which has a 5,000 lb capacity when not used with a weight distribution system when cut down to 41 inches. When you use an extension like this you cut the capacity of the trailer hitch it is installed in by 50 percent which wouldn't be a problem for you.
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  • Using a Five Bike Rack with a 2018 Honda Odyssey
  • The Malone Dual Purpose Hitch Receiver, part # MPG544 will work as a rise for your hitch. However, you'll reduce the tongue weight capacity of the hitch by 50%, dropping your total capacity from 525 pounds with the Draw-Tite Max Frame Class III, part # 76170 down to 262 pounds. This may also increase the amount of ground contact you experience, as there is some length added to the rear of the vehicle with this extension. You'll want to be conscious of the weight of the individual...
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  • Recommended 3 Inch to 2 Inch Hitch Reducer with 5/8 Inch Pin Hole
  • There is a solution for you, the Buyers Products 3" to 2" Receiver Tube Adapter # 337RTA302 which has a 5/8" hitch pin hole and would give you the security you need. Using the Curt Hitch Receiver Reducer Sleeves - 3" to 2-1/2" or 2" # C45408 with its 3/4" hitch pin hole would not be ideal because the conflicting hitch pin diameters would mean your tow bar would be loose inside the receiver. I have added a link to a video review of the Buyers Products adapter for you to check out as well.
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  • Things to Consider When Using a Hitch Extender with a Hitch Bike Rack
  • 22-25 inches from the pin hole to the start of the upright portion of the bike rack is a good amount of distance, you might run into ground clearance issues with a bike rack sticking out that far when driving up drive ways or on dips in the road. When you use an adapter like this you cut the tongue weight capacity of the hitch in half as well. You will need to consider those two things before you use the # HTAD adapter on your 2015 Subaru Forester. Is there a reason you need to use an...
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  • Can Curt Clamp-On Bike Rack be Used on 2-1/2 to 2 Inch Adapter and Weight Distribution
  • First to determine if Curt bike rack # C18013 will fit your existing set up you can measure the amount of free space available on the weight distribution shank. The clamp part of the ball mount requires just 1-1/2 inches of free space on the shank. It is not meant to fit on a 2-1/2 inch shank or adapter/extender. The regular e2 weight distribution shank measures 4 inches from the center of the hitch pin hole to the support gusset. On most hitches the distance from the center of the pin...
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  • Recommend Hitch Extender for 2017 Ram 2500 and 2006 Pioneer Trailer with 6400 lb GVWR
  • The Curt Hitch Extension and Reducer for 2-1/2" Trailer Hitches - 24" to 34" Long # C45048 will allow you to leave your tailgate down and still tow a trailer. It is rated for different capacities based on the length used, so you will need to make sure your trailer and weight distribution system work within its rated capacities. You will also want the Curt Universal 5th Wheel/Gooseneck 7-Way Extension - 7' Long # C56080 which can be trimmed to length if desired.
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  • Hitch Extender Compatible With Truck Bed Camper and Trailer Towing 19 Foot Aluminum Fishing Boat
  • For your 2004 Chevy Silverado 2500HD, the Curt Trailer Hitch Receiver - Class V Commercial Duty - 2-1/2" # C15703 is a confirmed fit. This hitch will allow you to use the Titan Hitch Box Extension for 2-1/2" Trailer Hitches, 41" - 48" Long # RP45018. This will give you a towing ability of 4,000 lbs at full length so your aluminum 19 foot fishing boat, motor, and trailer should be well under the rated capacity. I then recommend using wiring extension # C56080 which can be cut down from...
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  • Dual Hitch Adapter for Flat Towing 4,200 lb Vehicle and Carrying Bike Rack
  • The best solution we have would be to use the dual-hitch adapter part # RM-077-6 which would be the only adapter we offer with enough capacity for flat towing a 4,200 lb vehicle and has upper hitch opening that you can use for a cargo carrier or bike rack. If your tow vehicle is going to be a motorhome you'll need to be sure you are using a bike rack rated for the rougher ride quality at the rear of a motorhome like the Swagman XC part # S64650.
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  • Step for the Back of a 2016 Ram 2500 Long Bed
  • I may have a solution for you but Roadmaster dual receiver # RM-077-4 cannot be used for towing trailer and it only has a tongue weight capacity of 400 pounds so it is not a good option. Hitch extender with step # ST12 would be a good option. The only problem is that since it is an extension it will reduce the tongue weight capacity of the trailer hitch by 33 percent. And it is rated for just 350 pounds tongue weight itself so it isn't a good option either. If you can tell me the year...
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  • Does Roadmaster High Low Adapter # RM-077-6 Cut Capacity of Hitch It's Used On
  • If you use a hitch adapter like the part # RM-077-6 you do cut the tongue weight capacity of the hitch by 50 percent. This is true regardless of the capacity of the adapter. If the capacity reduction is fine it can be used with the Curt cargo carrier part # C18153.
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  • Will the Titan Hitch Box Extension Part # RP45018 Fit a 2017 Ram 3500
  • The Titan Hitch Box Extension part # RP45018 should fit your 2017 Ram 3500 with the factory Class V trailer hitch receiver. The note on the product page that it may not work with some OEM hitches is in reference to Ford trucks. Please note that your total tongue weight and gross trailer weight capacities will be reduced while using this extender. I have attached a review video for you as well.
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  • Can MaxxTow Dual Hitch Extender Be Used To Carry Motorcycle Carrier And Flat-Tow A Vehicle
  • The maximum tongue weight capacity of the MaxxTow Dual Hitch Extender, part # MT70070 is 400-lbs, but using the adapter in your hitch will reduce the capacity of the hitch by 50-percent. In my research I found your carrier weighs 75-lbs and the ramp weighs 16-lbs so the combined weight is 91-lbs. Add that to the weight of the Yamaha and the weight is 351-lbs. You will want to make sure you do not exceed the weight capacity of your trailer hitch. You would be able to use the # MT70070...
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  • Hitch Adapter to Raise Height of Cargo Carrier for Batter Ground Clearance
  • We can help you with a 2-inch hitch adapter that will give you a height rise for better ground clearance with your CargoPod hitch cargo carrier. I suggest the Roadmaster 2-inch High-Low Adapter # RM-048-8. The Roadmaster has a solid steel shank for strength rather than a hollow one like the MaxxTow # MT70070 and it gives you a full 8-inches of rise. This too will reduce your hitch's rated capacity by 50-percent, the same as the MaxxTow, and it also shares the same 400-lb tongue weight...
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  • Using Curt 34 Inch Extension on 2003 Chevy Silverado with Factory Hitch and TorkLift Tie-Downs
  • I do have a solution for you; however, it will require some changes to the existing components on your truck. The Curt Hitch Extension # C45048 that you referenced does look to be your best option for getting the extension you need to tow a trailer with your Chevy Silverado and Lance Camper. As you mentioned, this does require you to have a 2-1/2 inch hitch receiver on your truck. Also keep in mind that when used at its max 34 inch length it has a maximum trailer weight capacity of...
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  • Does B&W 2-1/2 Inch to 2 Inch Adapter Fit 2017 Ford F-250
  • Yes, the B&W 2-1/2 inch to 2 inch adapter part # BWRHXA2182 that you referenced will fit the 2-1/2 inch hitch you have installed on your 2017 Ford F-250.
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  • Recommended Trailer Hitch Reducer for 3 Inch Trailer Hitch Receiver
  • You gave two hitch reducer options, the Reese Reducer Sleeve for Super Titan Hitch Receivers - 3" to 2" # 38735 and the Buyers Products 3" to 2" Receiver Tube Adapter # 337RTA302 and both are compatible with your 2017 Ram 2500's 3 inch receiver. There are also other options like the B&W Hitch Receiver Reducer Sleeve - 3" to 2-1/2" # BWRHXA2183 and the Curt Hitch Receiver Reducer Sleeves - 3" to 2-1/2" or 2" # C45408. Any of these options will work with your factory 3 inch hitch.
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  • Which Dual Hitch Adapter Has the Highest Tongue Weight Capacity
  • The dual hitch adapter we carry with the highest tongue weight capacity is the Roadmaster Dual Hitch Receiver Adapter part # RM-077-6 for 6" rise or part # RM-077-8 for 8" rise. They both have a 400 lb tongue weight capacity. Please note that this adapter is designed for flat towing only. If you can give me a better idea of what you are using the adapter for we may have alternative options if the above will not work.
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  • Solutions for Clearing Slide-In Truck Camper with Ball Mount for Towing Boat Trailer
  • The longest standard hitch extender we have available for a 2 inch receiver is an 18 inch long adapter like the Reese # RP11004 which you have already tried. Please also note that using this and most other extenders will reduce the overall capacity of your trailer hitch. This particular unit will reduce it by 35 percent (most others reduce it by 50 percent). You will just need make sure that the weight of your loaded trailer does not exceed the reduced capacity on your hitch. I'm not...
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  • Extension So Trailer Can Clear In-Bed Camper in a 2012 Chevy Silverado 2500 Short Bed
  • Some hitch extenders are rating for use with weight distribution and some are not. But all of the ones for a 2 inch trailer hitch receiver reduce the tongue weight capacity of the trailer hitch by 50 percent. Even with a 2-1/2 inch hitch and extension there will be a capacity problem. More on that later. Brophy extender and step # ST18 is a little longer at 18 inches than what you are looking for (there isn't one that is exactly 15 inches) but it can be used with weight distribution....
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  • Recommended Hitch Extender Rated For 600lb Tongue Weight
  • I have an extension that meets your criteria. The Blue Ox Hitch Extender for Tow Bars - 2" Hitches - 6-3/4" or 8-3/4" Extension # BX88265. This has a 1000 lb tongue weight capacity and will give you 8-3/4 inches to accommodate your handle bars. An adapter like this will reduce the tongue weight capacity of your hitch by 50%, so to use an extension, you will need a tongue weight rating on your hitch itself to be 1200 lbs for a 600 lb capacity you listed. This is the highest rated tongue...
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  • Recommended Locking Hitch Pin and Anti-Rattle for Solid Shank Hitch Extension
  • The Blue Ox Hitch Extender for Tow Bars - 2" Hitches - 12" Extension # BX88264 has a solid shank at the trailer hitch receiver end that is not threaded, so you would need to use a hitch pin lock like # 7683 on that end and then for an anti-rattle you will need an external device like # BX88224 for the best stabilization or # RM-061 for a more economical option. The opposite end with the receiver opening can use the Thule Snug Tite Hitch Lock and Anti-Rattle Device # THSTL2 if you are...
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  • Hitch Extender with 4 to 6 inches of Rise to Carry a Bike Rack or Cargo Carrier
  • It sounds like you're looking for a hitch adapter that gives you 4 to 6 inches of rise to carry a bike rack or cargo carrier. We don't have a standard adapter with a rise but we do carry dual hitch adapter that have two receivers where one is used in the rise position. You don't have to use the other receiver opening if you don't need it. I recommend the Roadmaster, part # RM-077-6, because it has a 6 inch rise and is rated for up to 400 pounds of tongue weight. Since it has its own...
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  • 2 inch Bike Rack Adapter Recommendation for a Hollywood Rack # HR1000
  • Your Hollywood Racks # HR1000Z came with a 2 inch hitch adapter that it sounds like you misplaced. What you would need is the part # HRREDADA. This will attach to the 1-1/4 inch shank of your bike rack and will give you a solid way to connect to a 2 inch trailer hitch.
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  • 2 inch Square Receiver Adapter for 1993 Buick Roadmaster
  • All of the hitch receivers and receiver accessories that we offer are square, not rectangle. Since the receiver that you mentioned likely doesn't exist anymore, I recommended installing a new hitch so that you can use a variety of accessories. If your 1993 Buick Roadmaster is an Estate Wagon then I recommend using the Draw-Tite Class II Hitch # 36105. It has 3,500 lbs of Gross Trailer weight and a max Tongue Weight of 350 lbs. If you have the Sedan then I recommend the Curt Class...
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  • Can the TorkLift SuperTruss Extension be Used on a 2010 Dodge Ram 2500 with Factory Trailer Hitch
  • The SuperTruss extension # TLE1548 is designed to work with TorkLift SuperHitch trailer hitches only. You can add one to your 2010 Dodge Ram 2500 using # TLD1102. Then you would be able to use the extension. With this set up the extension will have a tongue weight capacity of 600 pounds. How much extension do you need? If you do not need 48 inches then there could be some other options that would not require the addition of a SuperHitch.
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  • 1.25 Hitch Extender for 2008 Toyota RAV4 Hitch
  • Extend your trailer hitch receiver opening so that you can clear your spare tire when using your hitch-mounted bike rack or so that your trailer won't hit a rear-mounted propane tank when you make sharp turns. Powder coated steel resists rust. These extender fits 1-1/4" x 1-1/4" trailer hitch receivers (Class I or Class II). We have them available in 6" # HES6 and 10" # HES0. Using a 1-1/4" extender will reduce your hitch's overall capacity by 50 percent. These extenders go well...
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  • Use of a Hitch Extender with a Motorcycle Carrier
  • The hitch extender part # BX88265 will work but it will be close to exceeding the weight capacity of the hitch. You are correct, the tongue weight capacity of the extender is 1,000 lbs but you have to go by the capacity of the weakest component of your setup. It is a good idea to check the vehicle's towing capacity as well. The weakest component in your situation is the tongue weight capacity of the hitch on the vehicle so with the use of an extender your tongue weight is 337 lbs. All...
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  • Availability of Adapter for 2-1/2 inch Hitch to Convert to 2 inch Hitch
  • Yes, you can do exactly what you are looking to do with the adapter # 58102 which is designed to fit into a 2-1/2 inch trailer hitch and give you a 2 inch hitch opening.
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  • Hitch Extender Recommendation to Allow Tailgate of Truck with 2.5 inch Hitch Installed Open and Tow
  • We have the Curt hitch extender that fits 2-1/2 inch hitches part # C45048 and can be trimmed down from 34 inches to 24 inches. At 34 inches it has a capacity of 6,000 lb trailer weight and at 24 inches 8,000 lbs trailer weight.
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  • Hitch Extender Needed That is at Least 8 inches Long and Rated for 8,000 lbs
  • The shortest hitch extender that we have which is compatible with a 2-1/2 inch receiver on your tow vehicle is the Hitch Box Extension and Reducer # RP45292. It has an adjustable length of 24" - 34", reduces the receiver to a 2" x 2" opening, and is rated for 8,000 lbs when used with a Weight Distribution system. Your only other option would be the Brophy Hitch Reducer and Extender # HR26 which is rated for 10,000 lbs with a Weight Distribution system, but it is only 7 inches long.
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  • Recommended 41" to 48" Hitch Extender for a 2 inch Hitch Receiver
  • For a hitch extender that sits between 41 and 48 inches out and is compatible with a 2 inch hitch receiver you will need to use a TorkLift SuperTruss Hitch Extension like part # TLE1548 which is 48 inches long. These extenders work great but they are only compatible with the TorkLift SuperHitches, like part # TLF1002 which fits certain years and models of Ford Pickups. If you let me know what the year/make/model is of your truck I can let you know which SuperHitch is the correct...
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  • Using 2-1/2-Inch Hitch Adapter with Older Blue Ox Weight Distribution Hitch
  • Blue Ox does not offer a weight distribution shank or complete system for use with 2-1/2-inch hitches, only 2-inch. Introduction of a hitch reducer sleeve like Reese Titan # 58102 (that may require modifications for use on your Ford Super-Duty - see notes on the linked page) will inevitably introduce some additional play. As long as your older weight distribution system is a trunnion type that does not use washers for angle adjustment then you can use an alternate shank like the 2-1/2-inch...
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